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4 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Families confront officials over ferry search

Angry relatives of missing South Korean ferry passengers cursed government and police officials Thursday for failing to do enough to save the lives of their loved ones as hopes dim of finding any survivors.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Education Etc., South Korea, World News, Autos

6 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Malaysia to release MH370 report, PM says

Facing anger from families of Flight 370 passengers, Malaysia's Prime Minister said Thursday his government will release its preliminary report on the plane's disappearance.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia,

10 hrs ago | KBMT

Chicago pediatrician among 3 killed by Afghan guard

By Qadir Sediqi and Mariano Castillo KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Chicago pediatrician who "felt called" to move to Afghanistan to treat children and train physicians was among three Americans killed at a Kabul hospital Thursday by an Afghan guard.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

13 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Man gets life in prison in retirement home deaths

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Canada,

15 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

A shooting in eastern Ukraine killed five pro-Russians on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

Ukrainian forces killed five militants during operations to take down pro-Russians' roadblocks in Slavyansk on Thursday, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said, in what appeared to be a significant escalation of violence in the country.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

19 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from... An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Explosion,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Correction officer released by Ohio jail inmates

A correction officer taken hostage by three inmates at an Ohio county jail has been released unharmed, and the inmates have been taken to a maximum-security facility.


Related Topix: Trumbull County, OH, Warren, OH

KNUS-AM Aurora

Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Penitentiary, State Prisons, McAlester, OK

The Wichita Eagle

Florida executes man convicted of murdering 2

This undated photo released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Robert Eugene Hendrix.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, State Prisons, Starke, FL, Health

WLS-AM Chicago

Broadened Clemency Rules Could Affect Thousands of Inmates

Prison inmates serving sentences for nonviolent crimes have been offered broader guidelines for seeking clemency, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

Long Island Business News

Ex-CEO admits stealing from prominent NYC charity

The politically connected former CEO of a prominent city charity admitted Wednesday he helped steal more than $9 million from the organization in an insurance scheme that authorities linked to campaign contributions.


Related Topix: State Prisons

Michigan murderer arraigned in prison escape

A convicted murderer who broke out of a western Michigan prison in February has been arraigned on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI

CBS News

Judge decides whether WikiLeaks leaker can be called Chelsea

A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning .


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Leavenworth County, KS

WSET-TV Lynchburg

APNewsBreak: Clemency after 10 years in prison?

The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have already served 10 years or more in prison.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

National Public Radio

APNewsBreak: Clemency After 10 Years In Prison?

The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars, according to a person familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Drugs

Greenwich Citizen

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

In this April 3, 2014, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Camp Delta, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Terrorism

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

William Rousan, 57, was scheduled to be executed at 12:01 a.m. He was declared dead at 12:10 a.m., Missouri Department of Corrections spokesman Mike O'Connell said.


Related Topix: Missouri, Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center, State Prisons, Bonne Terre, MO, Violent Crime

The Daily News Journal

Mailman failed to deliver thousands of letters

On the popular sitcom "Seinfeld," fictitious letter carrier Newman hid bags of mail in Jerry's basement storage locker rather than deliver it.


Related Topix: Dawson Springs, KY, Hopkins County, KY

ABC News

Judge Rules for Newspaper in Mug Shot Dispute Case

A federal judge has ordered the government to turn over mug shots of criminal defendants to the Detroit Free Press.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

USA Today

An activist's drama on the high seas

A man holds a photograph of Peter Willcox during a protest for his release after being seized by the Russian coast guard on Sept.


Related Topix: The Bahamas, Central America, World News